Course Start Date
04 Aug 2020
18 Hours per week
- Nationally Recognised Training
- Traineeship Allowed
- This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
The nationally accredited Certificate III in Design Fundamentals equips you with the skills to start your career in junior roles in design studios, retail art spaces, galleries and arts administration. You will learn the guiding principles of design, from concept to product and be challenged to create, make, illustrate and collaborate.
LEARN NEW SKILLS
Through theory and practical course-work, you will learn:
- Basics of design from the initial process
- Use colour in design
- Applying design principles to 2D and 3D forms
- Research and apply design industry knowledge
- Use drawing as a tool to express ideas
- Understand work, health and safety principles in the design field
DEVELOP YOUR TALENT
Develop the personal qualities and skills you need to launch your career in this field, including:
- Passion for being creative
- Interest in drawing or graphics
- Keen to learn about the design industry
- Some experience is helpful, either at school or self-taught
ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS
Completing this course will give you:
- Nationally recognised Certificate III qualification
- Strong foundation to continue your studies and branch out into other creative fields like photography, interior design, fashion design, ceramics and more
- Portfolio of your work
GROW YOUR CAREER
After completing this course, you are ready to take on:
- Certificate IV Design and start specialising in your area of interest
Everywhere you look, design exists. From the clothes we wear to the cars we drive, design thinking is a crucial skill that is transferable across all industries. The creative practice and learning process that is fundamental to this course will help you think outside the square and problem solve on a physical, digital and conceptual level.
To find out more about this course, meet our teachers and receive information about enrolment and next steps, attend an information session.
|Wednesday 22 July, 2020||6:00pm to 8:00pm drop in anytime||Design Centre Enmore, Building G, Level G, Room GG.10|
|Thursday 30 July, 2020||6:00pm to 8:00pm drop in anytime||Design Centre Enmore, Building G, Level G, Room GG.10|
This is a full time, blended course. You will need to attend approximately 18 hours of class, over 3 days a week, for 17 weeks. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 14 hours of other study per week.
You may also be required to complete approximately 5.5 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including independent study, research, practice and assignments.
SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT
We offer student services and study support to ensure you can achieve your goals. Learn about TAFE NSW Student Services
As a TAFE NSW student in this course, you will have access to:
- LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)
- Studiosity - online access to a real life tutor
- Easy computing online short courses
- Access to local TAFE libraries
- Accessibility and Disability Support Services
- Access to Read&Write learning support software at TAFE and at home
To keep you safe while studying, some of our face to face classes may be replaced with online or connected learning. We have also modified our face to face classes to meet physical distancing requirements and increased cleaning on campus. As restrictions ease, the way you attend your class may change again. If work placement and the demonstration of practical skills are requirements of your course, due to the impacts of COVID 19 there may be a delay or modification in being able to undertake these aspects of your course in the planned timeframe. Be assured, we'll keep you informed every step of the way.
This course is currently scheduled Monday (9:00am-4:00pm), Tuesday (8:30am-6:00pm) and Thursday (9:30am-4:00pm). This timetable may change and will be confirmed by your teacher.
SMART AND SKILLED FEES
This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to TAFE NSW and the NSW Government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.
Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may be less than the maximum fee quoted. Your actual fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process. Payment plans are available through TAFE NSW for Smart and Skilled eligible qualifications.
For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit Are You Eligible?
Additonal resources will be required to successfully complete this course and will cost approximately $190.00 for materials/consumables, subsidising field trips and visits, safety equipment and/or toolkits and general resources.
READ BEFORE YOU ENROL
Learn about TAFE NSW Fees
Learn about TAFE NSW Payment/Funding
Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.
Learn about Recognition at TAFE NSW Recognition
Enrolling with us is easy, though the exact process does depend on your course and any prerequisites that go with it. Be sure to read all course information carefully to make sure it is the right qualification, location and study type for you. Enrol and pay online via our secure payment gateway to secure your place. As you progress through the enrolment process you will be prompted to provide additional information.
For further information or assistance, call 131 601.
Find out more about Applying and Enrolling
|BSBDES201||Follow a design process|
|BSBDES301||Explore the use of colour|
|BSBDES302||Explore and apply the creative design process to 2D forms|
|BSBDES303||Explore and apply the creative design process to 3D forms|
|BSBDES304||Source and apply design industry knowledge|
|BSBWHS201||Contribute to health and safety of self and others|
|CUAACD301||Produce drawings to communicate ideas|
|BSBDES305||Source and apply information on the history and theory of design|
|BSBITU302||Create electronic presentations|
|CUAPPR301||Produce creative work|
|CUAPPR304||Participate in collaborative creative projects|
|ICPPRP325||Create graphics using a graphics application|
Whether you're a school leaver, an aspiring apprentice, looking to kickstart a career, or you're upskilling, reskilling, or re-training, there's a TAFE NSW course to give you the skills you need for the job you want.Enrol Now
Design Centre Enmore
110 Edgeware Road, Enmore
Phone 131 601
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